Finally Jeremy Hefner can exhale.
After countless good starts, Hefner finally broke into the win column on Wednesday night as the Mets assured themselves of winning the Subway Series against the Yankees (first time since 2008) after winning 9-4. For the first time this year, the Mets have pieced together a four-game winning streak. Fancy that!
The Mets are rolling! But, should we, as fans, slow our roll?
Well, you can’t help but be a little excited at the prospects of winning four games in a row—especially when you beat the Braves, and then the Yankees three times, all the while getting fantastic performances from the staff.
Between the magnificent effort from the staff and timely hitting from David Wright, Daniel Murphy and Lucas Duda—heck, even Ike Davis has come up with some big at-bats in this streak—the Mets have had the perfect confluence of events to lift their fanbase this past week.
Will it last? Maybe not, but for the time being it is encouraging that the Mets are playing ...